Beloit Memorial High School Student Arrested on Weapons Violation

BELOIT (WIFR) -- A 15 year-old Beloit Memorial High School student is in trouble for allegedly bringing a gun to school.

Police and school administrators were following up on a threat when he was taken into custody just before 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. Police say he had a stolen semi-automatic handgun, which was reported missing Friday morning from a home on Beloit's west-side.

The teenager is being held in secure detention pending a court appearance early next week. The incident is still under investigation and police say additional information may not be available until early next week.

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